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TCRA moves ahead with plans to spruce up 'front door to region'

TCRA moves ahead with plans to spruce up 'front door to region'

May 29th, 2014 7:32 pm by Hank Hayes

TCRA Authority commissioners moved forward Thursday with a planned terminal frontage upgrade that would eliminate the existing metered parking area and bring the short-term parking area down to road level with newly built linear green space.

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Affidavit: TV 'Millionaire' from Tennessee accused of extortion

Affidavit: TV 'Millionaire' from Tennessee accused of extortion

May 29th, 2014 7:20 pm by TRAVIS LOLLER, Associated Press

A Tennessee man who appeared on "The Millionaire Matchmaker" is accused of trying to extort $2.5 million from a nuclear weapons plant in exchange for 1,200 slides he allegedly claimed would be damaging if released publicly.

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Arrest made in Hawkins County attempted murder

Arrest made in Hawkins County attempted murder

May 29th, 2014 5:50 pm by Rain Smith

A Kingsport woman has been arrested in connection with November's alleged "ambush-style" shooting in Church Hill, with police saying a second suspect has also been identified.

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Couponing 101:  June Steals and Deals

Couponing 101: June Steals and Deals

May 29th, 2014 4:22 pm by Amanda Arnold-Drinnon

Knowing the sale cycles is a critical part of couponing. Another helpful tool is understanding the monthly/seasonal patterns. So, what is a good buy in June?

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2 ex-Army soldiers laundered Afghanistan bribes

2 ex-Army soldiers laundered Afghanistan bribes

May 29th, 2014 4:00 pm by BRETT BARROUQUERE and ADRIAN SAINZ, Associated Press

The men told judges during separate hearings that they took the money in exchange for steering work to favored Afghan contractors. They face up to 20 years in prison when they are sentenced in September.

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Judge: E. Tenn. city can change name to Rocky Top

Judge: E. Tenn. city can change name to Rocky Top

May 29th, 2014 3:56 pm by TRAVIS LOLLER, Associated Press

The plan is for Lake City to cash in on the fame of the song "Rocky Top." But Gatlinburg-based House of Bryant, which owns the rights to the song and multiple Rocky Top trademarks, has sued to stop the plan.

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Graduation 2014: Volunteer High School

May 29th, 2014 1:00 pm by Sunday Scrapbook

Volunteer High School held its commencement ceremony for the Class of 2014 on Saturday, May 24. The gallery features photos submitted by local readers.To share your Volunteer graduation photos, email them to: volunteergrad@timesnews.net.

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Sullivan County to sue Kingsport, Bristol

Sullivan County to sue Kingsport, Bristol

May 29th, 2014 12:56 pm by J. H. Osborne

The Sullivan County Commission voted Thursday (by the narrowest possible margin) to file a lawsuit against the cities. At issue: up to 34 years worth of liquor-by-the-drink taxes.

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Scott County's Fugate Farm turns 200

Scott County's Fugate Farm turns 200

May 29th, 2014 12:30 pm by Pam Cox, Community Contributor

To commemorate this historical event, on Saturday, June 7, the Fugate Farm will be the site of a day-long celebration featuring state dignitaries, bands, food, hayrides and much more.

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UPDATE: Pursuit suspect killed by police is identified

UPDATE: Pursuit suspect killed by police is identified

May 29th, 2014 12:17 pm by Rain Smith

The lengthy pursuit began in Washington County, Va., with speeds eventually exceeding 100 mph and police vehicles rammed. The Sullivan County Sheriff's Office's sole role in the incident was preserving the scene of the shooting.

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